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Programmable Logic Controllers Certificate

Expected Certificate/Degree


Program Description

The Programmable Controllers certificate involves programming and maintenance of various programmable controllers in automation applications.

Program Requirements

Please note: A student's readiness to perform college-level coursework is based on the student's placement test and/or ACT scores. Below 1000 level coursework may be required prior to the student taking courses in the suggested sequences below. The certificate for Programmable Controllers 18 credits in the courses listed below. Please meet with a Faculty or Program Advisor to discuss the details.  

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Code Course Name Credits
ELMEC 1110 Motor and Generator Fundamentals 3
ELMEC 1190 Intro to Programmable Logic Controllers 3
ELMEC 2410 Programmable Controller II (PLCII) 3
ELMEC 2510 Process and Automation Controls 3
ELECT 1100 Electricity and Electronics Fundamentals 3

Total: 15

Choose One:

Code Course Name Credits
ELMEC 1130 Industrial Electricity 4
ELMEC 1141

Hydraulics and Pneumatics


Total: 7


Contact Information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06, (630) 942-3210